NREL’s Distributed Energy Resource Cybersecurity Framework (DER-CF) can be applied to a variety of renewable energy systems and buildouts, including inspection of the cybersecurity of PV arrays at federal facilities and entire utility-scale hydropower plants.
Check out the case studies below for a glimpse of what’s possible with DER-CF.
NREL and USAID developed the Power Sector Cybersecurity Building Blocks framework to help utilities implement a balanced cybersecurity program. Through this effort, NREL provides technical assistance to utilities using DER-CF.
NREL and Argonne National Laboratory developed a hydropower-specific spin-off of the DER-CF, which provides sites with a comprehensive evaluation of their cybersecurity risks and recommended actions for improvement.
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